28 episodes

A born and bred southern wife and a laid back southern cali dad talk about Food and Family.

Sweet Tea and Tacos Sweet Tea and Tacos

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A born and bred southern wife and a laid back southern cali dad talk about Food and Family.

    Culinary Reflections from Our Newlywed Days

    Culinary Reflections from Our Newlywed Days

    Send us a Text Message.Embark on a flavorful journey with us, Dave and Jen, as we take a stroll down memory lane and relive our early adventures in marriage. Our latest episode is a culinary escapade, beginning with our quirky arrival in Boston during the infamous Big Dig. We searched high and low for the enigmatic No Name restaurant, and its hidden charm didn't disappoint. Our narrative doesn't stop there; it's a smorgasbord of experiences from gourmet treats in SoHo to a student-prepared fe...

    • 30 min
    Sharpen Your Skills: Expert Insights on Knife Sharpening, Selection, and Maintenance

    Sharpen Your Skills: Expert Insights on Knife Sharpening, Selection, and Maintenance

    Send us a Text Message.Ever been in the middle of a recipe only to find your knife squashing tomatoes instead of slicing them? That's where Richard from Bear Claw Knife and Shear comes in, bringing his edge to Sweet Tea and Tacos! This week, we're all about honing your blades and cutting through the clutter of choosing the right knives for your culinary quests. Richard spins the tale of his journey from a small sharpening operation to a booming business, giving us the sharp truth on how inves...

    • 39 min
    Exploring the Tastes of the South From Fried Chicken to Smoked Brisket

    Exploring the Tastes of the South From Fried Chicken to Smoked Brisket

    Send us a Text Message.Buckle up, friends, because we're hitting the road on a Southern food odyssey that's as rich in flavor as it is in culture! Starting in the historic heart of Vicksburg, Mississippi, we don't just feed our stomachs at Walnut Hills; we feast on tales of the town and its people. Each forkful of their mouth-watering fried chicken and purple hull peas is a bite of the South's soul, and trust us, their cakes and pepper sauce are the stuff of legends. Our journey doesn't stop ...

    • 30 min
    Baking the Perfect Thanksgiving Pie: Tips, Tricks, and Traditions

    Baking the Perfect Thanksgiving Pie: Tips, Tricks, and Traditions

    Send us a Text Message.Get ready to become the dessert hero of your next Thanksgiving gathering! Dave and I have wrapped up our series with a decadent discussion on the holiday's sweetest finales. From the classic pumpkin pie and its sweet potato counterpart, to the debate over regional pie allegiances, we've got all the tips and tales to spice up your festive spread. And let's not forget the whipped cream—none of that store-bought stuff—we're talking fresh, homemade peaks of perfection here....

    • 17 min
    Cooking Up New Beginnings in West Texas Cuisine

    Cooking Up New Beginnings in West Texas Cuisine

    Send us a Text Message.As we unpack our boxes and set up our new kitchen in the heart-warming West Texas landscape, Fred, our resident grill skeptic, stirs in her two cents on the surprisingly sparse local BBQ scene. We're bantering about everything from the unexpectedly scant 'meat and three' joints we've left behind to the tantalizing Mexican eateries that have welcomed us with open arms. Our culinary journey doesn't stop there; we explore the fusion of flavors in our own home, creating com...

    • 15 min
    Elevating Your Turkey Game for a Memorable Feast

    Elevating Your Turkey Game for a Memorable Feast

    Send us a Text Message.Ever wonder how to up your turkey game and leave your guests gobbling for more? Look no further! We've roasted, smoked, and brined our way to turkey triumph and are eager to share the golden nuggets of our poultry prowess. Join us, Dave and Jen, as we carve into the heart of turkey preparation, from the dark art of the 12-hour smoke to the bright side of oven baking. We spill the beans on the mess and stress of wet brining and reveal why dry brining, with a stealthy lay...

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

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5 Ratings

5 Ratings

tvaudioman ,

Enjoyable and easy to listen to with good info.

Have been enjoying listening to the episodes. Learned new things about making homemade ice creams and biscuits.
Keep up the good work.

Mississippi Mia ,

Great Cooking Conversations!

Dave and Jen share conversations about cooking that are informative and inspiring!

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